Jose Mourinho was certainly a fan of the Frenchman during his second spell at Stamford Bridge and heaped praise on the former St Etienne defender after Chelsea’s transfer ban was announced in 2019.
“Chelsea needs a centre-back… Kurt Zouma! You don’t need to buy, you don’t need to spend… Zouma,” Mourinho said.
“He’s champion of England, he played for Chelsea, played for Stoke in the Premier League, played for Everton in the Premier League, played for France.
He added: “He’s your player, he’s on loan, where are you going to buy a better player than him? You already have him.”
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